What is care farming?

Care farming is the therapeutic use of farming practices

Care farms: 

  • Deliver health, social or specialist educational care services for individuals from one or a range of vulnerable groups of people. 
  • Provide a programme of farming-related activities for individuals with a defined need
  • Provide supervised, structured, bespoke care services on a regular basis for service users
  • Are commissioned to provide services by a range of referral agencies 
  • Deliver services for adults, young people and children

For some useful new resources that we have developed to explain more about care farming please see links below.

Care farming

A downloadable leaflet is available here

Care farming case studies

Ten new case studies are available here

An overview of care farming

See here

What is care farming? - A short film

What is care farming?  - A narrated presentation

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